The Artists Market is an open-air market that takes place every 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month April-November, from 9am-1pm. Located on Mill Street- from Church Street to the railroad tracks- in Historic Downtown Marietta, the Artists Market is a juried event held in conjunction with the Marietta Square Farmerâ€™s Market. The event is sponsored by The Branding Project, and was created to raise revenue to brand and promote Historic Downtown Marietta with a unified voice.
- to provide entrepreneurial opportunities for artists
- to encourage economic development
- to create a sense of community by allowing artists to sell directly to the public
- to encourage the production of quality art
The Artists Market is a producer-only event- All pieces must be handcrafted by the artist. Resale of wholesale items (buy/ sell) are not permitted. Artists may only show and sell work from the category in which they have been accepted. Booths may be shared (limit 2), and each artist must submit and be accepted each month.
BOOTH FEE & SET-UP
A booth fee of $40 per Saturday or $60 per month commitment (both Saturdays in the same month) and $25 per market for students is charged in order to sustain the Artists Market and foster a sense of commitment among artists. A single 10x10 area will be provided on the day of event on a first come, first serve basis. Set-up is from 6:30-8:30am. No cars are allowed in Market area from 8:30am- 1pm. Artists must stay for the ENTIRE market.
The artists will have the following responsibilities in addition to the ones above on the day of the market:
-Bring complete display equipment for presentation of work. Equipment includes tables, chairs, tents and any displays.
- Set up and take down of displays.
- Provide change for sales.
- Clean up assigned area at conclusion of market day.